Dr. Aleksandra Pivec was born in 26 March 1972 in Ptuj. In 1999 she graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology of the University of Ljubljana, where she later obtained her PhD degree in chemical engineering, writing her thesis on the subject of the optimisation of wine fermentation processes.
In September 2016 she joined the Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Slovenians Abroad, where she held the position of state secretary from September 2017 to September 2018.
On 13 September 2018 the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia appointed her as the Minister of agriculture, forestry and food.
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